Cape Town, South Africa has been voted the number one most beautiful city in the world. It is a must on any travelers list. The Mother City boasts beautiful beaches, wildlife, restaurants and vineyards. With world-class hotels and a bustling city life this destination is filled with things to do and must-see locations whether it be on the outskirts or in the city, we have compiled a list of 5 things that you just cannot skip.
Hiking Table Mountain
This is one of Cape Town’s most prominent features that individuals from all around the world come to explore. When the weather and atmospheric pressure is just right you can witness a cloud table cloth over the mountain it is a breathtaking sight to see and genuinely looks like a perfect table cloth. Locals and tourists hike up the various trails of the mountain on a regular basis, don’t worry for the faint-hearted a cable car is available. Once at the top you have views of the whole city as well as Robben Island- the Island where many were jailed during the apartheid era.
Paragliding Lion’s Head
This enthralling experience is a once in a lifetime. A hike up Lion’s Head which is a mountain between Table Mountain and Signal Hill will take you to an encapsulating viewpoint. From thee you can hop on a tandem paraglide for a 15-minute glide down the mountain, an experience you will never forget. This is a great activity, the two-hour hike followed by this will have you wanting to go, again and again, that’s for sure.
Shark Diving In Gansbaai
No experience is needed just a strong stomach that can withstand the rocky current and smell of the chum. If you like you can certainly stay on the boat but the company is regulated and the cages are safe. You simply enter the water in your wet suit and witness the great white sharks glide past, sometimes they peak through the cage and may even make a surprise jump out of the water if you’re lucky.
Visit Groot Constantia
The Cape is known for its incredible vineyards, flowers and produce overall. The climate allows for the production of some of the best wines in the world. This 330-year-old wine estate offers wine tastings, cellar tours and a heritage display all in one. Unbelievable food and a relaxed atmosphere will leave you feeling as if you are truly in paradise.